The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 607 403 343
Rank change year-on-year
-204 -60
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 33 265 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 2.11% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 264 321
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11619 12572 11881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.10% 25.46% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 10200 9681
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCAD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the London region.

MCAD Salary Trend in London

MCAD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCAD across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MCAD Salary Histogram in London

MCAD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 7 £60,000 +6.66%
Romford - 2 £37,500 -
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD.

1 48 (100.00%) .NET
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) MCSD
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (95.83%) ASP.NET
2 46 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (87.50%) MCTS
4 40 (83.33%) .NET Framework
5 35 (72.92%) MVC
6 34 (70.83%) NUnit
7 33 (68.75%) Degree
8 28 (58.33%) Scrum
9 26 (54.17%) TDD
9 26 (54.17%) Games
9 26 (54.17%) NHibernate
9 26 (54.17%) MCP
9 26 (54.17%) LINQ
9 26 (54.17%) Kanban
9 26 (54.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (54.17%) Moq
9 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (54.17%) BDD
9 26 (54.17%) Web Application Development
10 22 (45.83%) HTML
11 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
12 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 16 (33.33%) MCPD
13 15 (31.25%) IIS
13 15 (31.25%) Windows

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (31.25%) IIS
1 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 15 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (70.83%) NUnit
2 26 (54.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (54.17%) Moq
3 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.58%) MSBuild
4 7 (14.58%) CruiseControl
4 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (54.17%) Games
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 29 (60.42%) .NET Developer
3 26 (54.17%) Junior Developer
3 26 (54.17%) Graduate
3 26 (54.17%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (54.17%) Junior
4 7 (14.58%) CRM Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Programmer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (95.83%) ASP.NET
3 40 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 26 (54.17%) NHibernate
4 26 (54.17%) LINQ
4 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (45.83%) HTML
6 14 (29.17%) CSS
7 13 (27.08%) WCF
8 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
8 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 6 (12.50%) DHTML
10 4 (8.33%) Ajax
11 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (72.92%) MVC
3 28 (58.33%) Scrum
4 26 (54.17%) TDD
4 26 (54.17%) Kanban
4 26 (54.17%) BDD
4 26 (54.17%) Web Application Development
5 13 (27.08%) CRM
6 9 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (18.75%) OO
6 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.58%) SOA
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Migration
9 6 (12.50%) ITIL
9 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.50%) Change Control
10 5 (10.42%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) MCSD
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (87.50%) MCTS
3 33 (68.75%) Degree
4 26 (54.17%) MCP
5 16 (33.33%) MCPD
6 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft